Implementing & Testing Assessment and Referral Technologies in Juvenile Justice (JAARP)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of Maryland
Information provided by:
George Mason University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01372046
First received: June 10, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose
  1. Assess the impacts of implementing a juvenile assessment, referral, placement, and treatment planning (J-ARPP) protocol, and of different strategies for transferring J-ARPP technology, on service utilization of youth entering the juvenile justice system.
  2. Assess the impacts of implementing J-ARPP, and of different strategies for transferring J-ARPP technology, on measures of organizational readiness and motivation, and staff attitudes about assessment and service.
  3. Assess the impacts of implementing J-ARPP, and of different strategies for transferring J-ARPP technology, on measures of systems integration.
  4. Assess fidelity to the J-ARPP protocol and the relationship between fidelity to the J-ARPP protocol and service utilization of youth entering the juvenile justice system.

Condition Intervention Phase
Skill Development of Staff
Use of Standardized Assessment Tools
Behavioral: Booster Sessions
Behavioral: Training
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Further study details as provided by George Mason University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Service utilization [ Time Frame: 18 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Enhanced
A external consultant works with the team to develop skills and trains an in-house coach
Behavioral: Booster Sessions
Provides onsite booster sessions for one year to the group after participating in standard care
Experimental: Trainer
External consultant provides booster session
Behavioral: Booster Sessions
Provides onsite booster sessions for one year to the group after participating in standard care
Experimental: Standard
Receive agency training
Behavioral: Training
memorandums, staff meetings

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • all offices
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01372046

Locations
United States, Maryland
State of MD, Juvenile justice offices
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
George Mason University
University of Maryland
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Faye Taxman, Ph.D. George Mason University
Principal Investigator: Doug Young, MA University of Maryland
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Faye S Taxman, Ph.D., Univeristy Professor, George Mason University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01372046     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R01 DA18759, R01DA018759
Study First Received: June 10, 2011
Last Updated: June 10, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by George Mason University:
technology transfer
skill development
organizational change

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 20, 2014